Definition of replica
1 : an exact reproduction (as of a painting) executed by the original artist a replica of this was painted … this year — Constance Strachey
2 : a copy exact in all details DNA makes a replica of itself sailed a replica of the Viking ship; broadly : copy this faithful, pathetic replica of a Midwestern suburb — G. F. Kennan
Examples of replica in a Sentence
We toured a replica of the ship.
It's an authentic replica of an ancient Greek urn.
Recent Examples of replica from the Web
Free rides are provided on replica trolley buses that travel primarily along the Frankfort Ave.
A replica of one of those original bottles is pictured above.
In the hallway sits a pipe-cleaner replica of the skier Lindsey Vonn's knee.
A raffle drawing will be at 4 p.m. for a three-foot cedar planter that's also a replica of a train engine made by Midlothian craftsman Scott Schultz.
Southerners have done their part, erecting at least seven replicas, like the one in Alabama shown above.
Related tore it down and built a replica with brand new amenities.
Back to age of Sputnik pic.twitter.com/Z63eW3x2Sa — EricAdler (@eadler) June 10, 2017 ▪ The White Haven Motor Lodge sign that lit up Metcalf Avenue for years is there, as is a replica of the Sunflower Ammunition Plant’s white towers.
The Philadelphia II, a replica made by the Maritime Museum that still plies the waters of Lake Champlain, is the second.
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Synonym Discussion of replica
REPLICA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of replica for English Language Learners
: an exact or very close copy of something
REPLICA Defined for Kids
Definition of replica for Students
: a very exact copy
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